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Safer Recruitment

Event code SCH 19/764 
Event description This full day course is essential for all school leaders and managers involved in the appointment of staff. Based on an understanding of offender behaviour, it addresses the following:

' The key features of a Safer Recruitment culture.

' Consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse and ensure its prompt reporting.

' Aid the review of own policies and practices in recruitment within a view to making them safer.

' The procedural steps and responsibilities of managers in these issues.

' Potential pitfalls and practical, appropriate solutions as well as imaginative, proactive strategies.

This is a highly interactive session; you'll be able to raise specific issues and questions.

Remember it is a requirement for at least one member of a recruitment panel to be appropriately trained in Safer Recruitment and it is considered good practice this is renewed to stay abreast of statutory updates and developments in practice.

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Training objectives A clear understanding of:

* The legal framework under-pinning this area of management.

* The procedural steps and responsibilities of managers in these issues.

* Potential pitfalls and practical, appropriate solutions.
Imaginative, proactive strategies.

* In addition there is opportunity to discuss solutions and approaches to individual school cases. 
Key stages
All image Foundation image KS1 image KS2 image KS3 image KS4 image KS5 image 14-19/24 image 
Subject areas Personnel Management
Target audience
Bursar / Business Manager / Chair of Governors / Children and Families Multi Agency Workforce / Deputy Head / District Heads / Governor / Headteacher / Leaders & Managers / Leadership Team / Managers / Personnel Officer / Senior Leaders / Supervisor
target audience
Qualification level
Chilston Park Hotel, Sandway, Lenham, Nr Maidstone, Kent, ME17 2BE map
Location Maidstone
Training Provider Cantium Business Solutions - SPS Consultancy
Admin contact Richard Short (
Summer Macer
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 0
Funding information
Start date Wednesday 11 December 2019
Times 08:45 - 16:30 (PROMPT START AT 9.00)
Number of sessions 1